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Yearly Archives: 2014

NEW! MIM Educational Programs!

November 12, 2014

With the start of a new fiscal year, MIM is introducing some new educational programs and bringing back some updated workshops.   Masonry 101 Are you new to masonry? Are you looking for a refresher? If you are a design professional, engineer and/or architect, mason contractor, bricklayer, building official, building inspector, plan reviewer, masonry supplier representative,…
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BIM-M Announces Open Call for Proposals

September 11, 2014

The Building Information Modeling for Masonry Initiative (BIM-M) invites consultants (architects, engineers, contractors, BIM specialists etc.) to submit a proposal for either or both Project 1 or Project 2, involving the creation of models and details of masonry buildings using Autodesk REVIT 2014. BIM-M expects to award either or both Projects 1 and 2 with…
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Congressman Walberg Job Tour

August 20, 2014

On August 5th, Congressman Walberg (R-MI-7) took time to meet with the masonry industry on the jobsite of a school in Jackson, MI.  Attendees had a very good tour and luncheon with Congressman Walberg.  It was a very informal meeting and he offered  a lot of good information.
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Michigan Provides Check-Off Bill’s Milestone 218th Co-Sponsor

July 21, 2014

  Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI-7) became the milestone 218th cosponsor of HR1563 on July 17, the concrete masonry industry’s pending commodity check-off bill, bringing support for the widely bipartisan bill above a majority in the U.S. House of representatives.  Walberg joined ten other Michigan representatives and both Michigan senators on this bill, an initiative the Masonry Institute…
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